"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

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Usually we present Pushkin's eternal classic "Ruslan and Lyudmila" in a very positive form — beautiful fairy-tale illustrations, joyful characters. But Yekaterinburg artist Andrey Mironov has his own idea about this work. His choice is dark fantasy. And you know what? It seems that Andrey's illustrations are closer to real reality than one would imagine. What other atmosphere could reign in the dark Middle Ages? His works are impressive and completely immerse you in what is happening in the real Lukomorye.

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Green oak

At the Lukomorye, the oak is green; The golden chain on the oak is Tom

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

The cat is a scientist

And day and night the cat scientist Goes around the chain All the time

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Leshiy

There are miracles there: there's a goblin wandering around

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Mermaid

A mermaid is sitting on the branches

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Hut on chicken legs

There are Traces of unseen animals on unknown paths there; The hut there stands on chicken legs without windows, without doors

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Knights and their uncle

There the forest and the valley are full of visions; There the waves will rush To the sandy and empty breg at dawn, And thirty beautiful knights come out of the clear waters, And their sea uncle is with them

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

The Sorcerer and the hero

There the king's son casually Captivates the terrible tsar; There, in the clouds before the people, Through the forests, through the seas, the Sorcerer carries the hero

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

The Princess and the Wolf

In the dungeon there the princess is grieving, And the brown wolf serves her faithfully

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Baba Yaga

There the stupa with Baba Yaga Goes, wanders by itself

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Koshchei Castle

There the tsar Kashchey over gold pines; There is a Russian spirit... there is a smell of Russia! And there I was, and I drank honey; I saw a green oak by the sea; I sat under it, and the learned cat told me His fairy tales

"An oak tree was cut down near Lukomorye": dark fantasy art

Well, for the sweet, look at the magnificent three heroes performed by the artist.

Keywords: Illustrations | Fairy tale | Fantasy | Artist

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